Beautiful Baby Shoes

Beautiful Baby Shoes

by Lisa van Klaveren
     
 

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Featuring styles for boys and girls, from casual to dressy, the patterns in this baby bootie book will inspire and challenge crocheters. All nine styles are made with worsted weight yearn and fit babies up to 12 months old. Projects include kimono slippers, sandals, ballet flats, boots, and tennis shoes.

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Featuring styles for boys and girls, from casual to dressy, the patterns in this baby bootie book will inspire and challenge crocheters. All nine styles are made with worsted weight yearn and fit babies up to 12 months old. Projects include kimono slippers, sandals, ballet flats, boots, and tennis shoes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596353107
Publisher:
Annie's
Publication date:
04/23/2010
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.20(d)

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Beautiful Baby Shoes!

9 Great Pairs! Your Precious Little One Will Stand Out in these Irresistible Designs


By Lisa van Klaveren

Annie's

Copyright © 2010 DRG
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-518-7



CHAPTER 1

Kimono Slippers


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size newborn–3 months (small); changes for sizes 3–6 months (medium), 6–12 months (large) and 12–18 months (X-large) are in [].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 3 inches (small) [3½ inches (medium), 4 inches (large), 4½ inches (X-large)]


MATERIALS

* Super fine (fingering) weight yarn:

1¾ oz/309 yds/50g each bright pink, pale pink and bright green for all sizes

* Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Sewing needle

* Matching sewing thread


GAUGE

6 sc = 1 inch; 6 sc rows = 1 inch


PATTERN NOTES

You may want to apply a rubber backing on bottom of Sole for toddler sizes if used on floors other than carpet.

The 11 skipped single crochet at front of toe are worked off 1 at a time at beginning and end of each row. Working in front loops and back loops creates the overlapping kimono-style effect after all 11 single crochet are worked and 11 rows of Sides are completed.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


SPECIAL STITCH

Surface stitch (surface st): Holding yarn at back of work, insert hook between sts, yo, pull lp through st and lp on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS

SLIPPER

MAKE 2.

SOLE

Row 1: With bright pink, ch 7 [8, 8, 8], sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (6 [7, 7, 7] sc)

Rows 2–5 [2–6, 2–7, 2 — 8]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 6 [7, 8, 9] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (8 [9, 9, 9] sc)

Rows 7–10 [8–12, 9–14, 10–16]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11 [13, 15, 17] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (10 [11, 11, 11] sc)

Rows 12–15 [14–18, 16–21, 18–24]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Rows 16 & 17 [19 & 20, 22 & 23, 25 & 26] (dec): Ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off. (6 [7, 7, 7] sc at end of last row)


EDGING

Working in sts, ends of rows and in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, ch 1, evenly sp sc around, join(see Pattern Notes) in beg sc. Fasten off.


LEFT SLIPPER

SIDES

Row 1: Working in back lps(see Stitch Guide),sk 11 sc at front of toe(see Pattern Notes), join light pink with sc in next st, sc in each st across to first sk sts, sl st in front lp(see Stitch Guide) of next st at front of toe, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in both lps of each st across to opposite side, sc in front lp of next sk sc at front of toe, sl st in front lp of next sk st at front of toe, turn.

Rows 3–6: Rep row 2.

Rows 7–11: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in both lps of each st across to opposite side, sc in rem lp of next sc at front of toe, sl st in rem lp of next sc at front of toe, turn. At end of last row, fasten off.


RIGHT SLIPPER

SIDES

Row 1: Working in back lps, sk 11 sc to right of join at front of toe(see Pattern Notes), join light pink with sc in next st, sc in each st across to sk sts, sl st in back lp of next st at front of toe, leaving the rem sc unworked, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in both lps of each st across to opposite side, sc in back lp of next sk sc at front of toe, sl st in back lp of next sk sc at front of toe, turn.

Rows 3–6: Rep row 2.

Rows 7–11: Rep rows 7–11 of Left Slipper.


SIDE TRIM

With RS facing, join(see Pattern Notes) bright pink at 1 end of row 11, evenly sp sl st across to opposite side of row 11. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Fold rows at toe so that they meet at 9th or 10th st of row 11, using sewing needle and sewing thread, sew tog along overlap seam to secure.


FLOWER BUTTON

Rnd 1: With light pink, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Working in back lps, join bright pink in any sc, (ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, sl st) in same st (petal), (sl st, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, sl st) in each st around, join in beg sl st. Fasten off.

Sew Flower Button in place at outer top side of Shoe, 7 or 8 sts further back from place where toe joins.


FLOWER STEM BUTTON LOOP

Join bright green near bottom inner side of Shoe, surface st(see Special Stitch) up side of Shoe to top, ch 11, sl st in 10th ch from hook, sl st in next ch, sl st in top of Shoe to secure. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 2

Casual Baby Sandals


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size newborn (small); changes for sizes 0–6 months (medium), sizes 6 — 12 months (large) and 12–18 months (X-large) are in [].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 3 inches (small) [3¾ inches (medium), 4¼ inches (large), 4¾ inches (X-large)]


MATERIALS

* Medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn:

1¾ oz/88 yds/50g each dark brown and blue for all sizes

* Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Sewing needle

* Matching sewing thread

* Small buttons: 2

* Stitch markers


GAUGE

5 sc = 1 inch; 5 sc rows = 1 inch


PATTERN NOTES

You may want to apply a rubber backing on bottom of Sole for toddler sizes if used on floors other than carpet.

Chain-2 at beginning row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


INSTRUCTIONS

SANDAL

MAKE 2.

SOLE

Row 1: With blue, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn.

Rows 2–4 [2–5, 2–6, 2 — 7]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 5 [6, 7, 8] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (8 [8, 8, 8] sc)

Rows 6–8 [7–10, 8–12, 9 — 14]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 9 [11, 13, 15] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (10 [10, 10, 10] sc)

Rows 10–12 [12–15, 14–18, 16–21]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Rows 13 & 14 [16 & 17, 19 & 20, 22 & 23] (dec): Ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off. (6 [6, 6, 6] sc at end of last row)


SOLE EDGING

Rnd 1: Working in sts, ends of rows and in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, ch 1, evenly sp sc around, join(see Pattern Notes) in beg sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.


INSOLE

With dark brown, work same as Sole.


SMALL & MEDIUM SIZES ONLY

RIGHT FOOT

SIDES & HEEL

Row 1: Sk 14 sc at Insole toe, working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), join dark brown with sc in next st, sc in each st across sides and back of Insole, turn.

Rows 2–5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off.


STRAP

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sts, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Rows 2–10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st (buttonhole), sc in each of next 2 sts, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch across. Fasten off.


LEFT FOOT

SIDES & HEEL

Row 1: Sk 14 sc at Insole toe, working in back lps(see Stitch Guide), join dark brown with sc in opposite end of row 5, sc in each st across sides and back of Insole, turn.

Rows 2–5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off.


STRAP

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sts, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Rows 2–10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st (buttonhole), sc in each of next 2 sts, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch across. Fasten off.


LARGE & X-LARGE SIZES ONLY

RIGHT FOOT

SIDES & HEEL

Row 1: Sk 16 sc at Insole toe, working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), join dark brown with sc in opposite end of row 5, sc in each st across sides and back of Insole, turn.

Rows 2–6: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off.


STRAP

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sts, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Rows 2–10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st (buttonhole), sc in each of next 2 sts, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch across. Fasten off.


LEFT FOOT

SIDES & HEEL

Row 1: Sk 16 sc at Insole toe, working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), join dark brown with sc in next st, sc in each st across sides and back of Insole, turn.

Rows 2–6: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off.


STRAP

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sts, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Rows 2–10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st (buttonhole), sc in each of next 2 sts, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch across. Fasten off.


FINISHING

With blue, sl st evenly around Sides and Strap as shown in photo.

Using sewing needle and sewing thread, sew button to Sides.

Holding Sole and Insole pieces tog, working through both thicknesses in front lps(see Stitch Guide) on Sole Edging and in back lps of Insole Edging, sl st pieces tog. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 3

Knit-Look Sweater Boots


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size 0–6 months (small); changes for size 6–12 months (medium) are in [].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 3 inches (small) [3½ inches (medium)]


MATERIALS

* Super fine (fingering) weight yarn:

1¾ oz/309 yds/50g light pink for all sizes

* Fine (sport) weight yarn:

1¾ oz/176 yds/50g brown for all sizes

* Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle


GAUGE

Fine weight yarn: 6 sc = 1 inch; 6 sc rows = 1 inch


PATTERN NOTES

You may want to apply a rubber backing on bottom of Sole for toddler sizes if used on floors other than carpet.

Cuff may be made to any length, just begin with an even number of chains.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


INSTRUCTIONS

BOOT

MAKE 2.

SOLE

Row 1: With brown, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (6 sc)

Rows 2–5 [2–6]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 6 [7] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (8 [8] sc)

Rows 7–10 [8–12]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 11 [13] (inc): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st, turn. (10 [10] sc)

Rows 12–15 [14–18]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Rows 16 & 17 [19 & 20] (dec): Ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, turn. At end of last row, do not fasten off.(6 [6] sc at end of last row)


EDGING

Working in sts, ends of rows and in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, ch 1, evenly sp sc around, join(see Pattern Notes) in beg sc. Fasten off.


CUFF

Row 1: With pink, ch 14(see Pattern Notes), sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] across, turn.

Row 2 (RS): This is a ribbed row, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, [bpsc(see Stitch Guide) around next st, ch 1] across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 3 (WS): This is a ribbed row, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, [fpsc(see Stitch Guide) around next st, ch 1] across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Rows 4 & 5: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, sc in next st] across, turn.

Row 7: This is a ribbed row, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, [fpsc around next st, ch 1] across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 8: This is a ribbed row, ch 1, sc in first st, ch 1, [bpsc around next st, ch 1] across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Rows 9 & 10: Rep rows 7 and 8.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, sc in next st] across, turn.

Next rows: Rep rows 2–11 consecutively until you have 6 ribbed sections, ending with row 10. Do not turn at end of last row.


CUFF EDGING


Row 1: Working in ends of rows of Cuff, evenly sp 35 sc across, turn.

Row 2 (eyelet): Ch 3 (counts as first dc and ch-1), sk next st, dc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st] across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch sp across. Fasten off.


TOE

Row 1: Sk first 12 sts on last row of Cuff Edging, join with sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts, leaving rem sts unworked, turn. (11 sc)

Rows 2–11 [2–15]: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Rows 12 & 13 [16 & 17] (dec): Ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, turn. At end of last row, fasten off. (7 [7] sc at end of last row)


SIDES

Row 1: Join pink with sc in first unworked sc of row 3 on Cuff Edging, sc in each of next 11 sts, working in ends of rows on Toe, sc in end of each row across, sc in each of next 7 sts across last row of Toe, working in rem ends of rows, sc in end of each row across Toe, sc in each of last 12 sts of row 3 on Cuff Edging, turn.

Rows 2–5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 6: With WS tog, sl st ends of rows tog for seam at heel, sl st in 2 chs at end of eyelet row to leave eyelet sp open at back of heel. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Holding Sides and Sole pieces tog with Sides facing, working through both thicknesses, sl st pieces tog. Fasten off.


TIE

With brown, leaving small length at end, ch 85 or desired length. Leaving small length, fasten off.

Tie knot in each end.

Beg at center front of Boot, weave Tie through ch sps on eyelet row.

Tie ends in bow.

CHAPTER 4

Side-Button Boots


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size newborn (small); changes for sizes 0–6 months (medium), 6 — 12 months (large) and 12–18 months (X-large) are in [].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 3 inches (small) [3½ inches (medium), 4 inches (large), 4½ inches (X-large)]


MATERIALS

* Medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn:

1¾ oz/88 yds/50g each tan and chocolate for all sizes

* Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Sewing needle

* Matching sewing thread

* Small buttons: 2

* Stitch markers


GAUGE

5 sc = 1 inch; 5 sc rows = 1 inch


PATTERN NOTES

You may want to apply a rubber backing on bottom of Sole for toddler sizes if used on floors other than carpet.

Chain-2 at beginning row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


(Continues...)

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Lisa van Klaveren has been designing crochet patterns for many years.

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